Our Catering


Thank you for your interest in our Banquet services.  The Riverside Café has been serving the area for over 52 proud years.  All our food and management is strictly prepared and overseen by our family.


We hope you will view the Riverside Café as a resource for a broad range of services including off premises catering and event planning.  Our food is freshly prepared featuring our homemade specialties and beautifully presented for the most discriminating expectations.


We have planned a variety of events including cocktail parties, Baby showers, Bridal showers, Weddings, birthday parties, office luncheons and celebrations and all types of family celebrations.  We can also assist you with flower arrangements, Music and entertainment.  We can even provide event videographers.  


We are very interested in working with you and will be glad to answer any of your questions and explore any idea.  Please call Michael at 732-223-2233 or my direct cell is 732-245-4234. 


Thank you from the Parziale family

Off Premises Catering Menu

Family Style TAKE HOME Dinners $29 Ea.

  • Chicken Francese (6 Pieces)

  • Chicken Marsala (6 Pieces)

  • Chicken Parmigiano (6 Pieces)

  • Chicken Scampi (6 Pieces)

  • Sausage & Peppers (Red Sauce) (Half Tray Shallow) $33.00

  • Traditional Meatballs w/ sauce (6 Pieces) $15.00

    Full or Half Pan

    Meats 1/2 Pan (serves 8-10) Full Pan (serves 10-20) 1/2 pan 50.00 Full pan 90.00

  • Chicken Francese: Fresh cut chicken in an egg and parmigiana batter with a lemon-

    butter / white wine sauce

  • Chicken Marsala: Fresh cut chicken sautéed with mushrooms and finely diced onions in marsala wine sauce

  • Chicken Parmigiana: Fresh cut chicken breaded and fried, topped with our homemade marinara and melted parmigiana and mozzarella cheeses

  • Sausage, Peppers & Onions: Baked sweet Italian sausage with peppers and onions with marinara or natural juices

  • Boneless Pork Loin: Roasted pork loin, sliced and served with our homemade pork gravy

  • Pork Marsala: Medallions of pork loin sautéed with mushrooms and finely diced onions in a marsala wine sauce

  • Homemade Meatballs...................................................... 1/2 pan 36.00 Full pan 72.00 Our award winning homemade beef and pork meatballs with our homemade sauce.

Pasta & Side Dishes
$28 (Half Tray Shallow)

  • Baked Ziti w/meat

  • Penne alla Vodka

  • Penne Marinara

  • Lasagna w/meat or Veggie style    

  • Broccoli w/ Lemon & Oil $24

  • Eggplant Parmigiana $33

  • Eggplant Rollatini (6 Pieces) $29

  • Grilled Vegetables $24

  • Sautéed Zucchini $27

  • Yellow String Beans sautéed with garlic and oil $24

  • Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes $20

  • Roasted rosemary red bliss potatoes $20

    If you want something we do not show on our menu we can provide virtually any menu item you desire w/ 24 hours notice.

On Premises Banquet Menu

Riverside Café Banquet Services

“Waterfront Banquets overlooking the Manasquan Inlet”

425 First Avenue Manasquan, NJ 08736

732-223-2233 or 732-245-4234



Dinner Buffet $39.95 plus NJ sales Tax

& Gratuity of 20% added to grand total

Minimum of 35 adults 


- Appetizer -

Bruschetta – Rounds of crispy baked Italian bread brushed with 100% Virgin Olive Oil and topped with basil seasoned tomato compote 


Riverside Café House salad 


Buffet Style Includes Three Entree’s 

• Homemade Spinach Manicotti and fresh Italian herb 


• Stir Fry Pasta with roasted Garlic, Basil and Diced plum 


• Egg Plant Rollatini – Stuffed with Ricotta cheese and plum 

tomato sauce 

• Lemon Chicken – Pan seared chicken fillets in a white wine 

reduction sauce 

• Traditional Italian Sausage Peppers and Onions 

• Chicken Vesuvio - “House specialty” - Our exclusive recipe 

with Pan seared Parmesan Chicken fillets in Chardonnay wine 

• Broiled Flounder Florentine in a seasoned herb sauce 

• Sweet and Sour Chicken Stir Fry with White rice 


- Buffet includes two side dishes -

Main Entrée includes Chef’s roasted Rosemary potatoes Rice Pilaf’

or Broccoli with Lemon and Virgin Olive oil 

Assorted dinner rolls with whipped butter $29.95 per guest - Dessert - Priced Ala Carte’ 


Beverages with Buffet

Coffee, Tea, Decaf included 

Soda priced Ala’ Carte Unlimited at $2.50 per person 

Appetizer Selection for Cocktail Hour 



Mozzarella Caprese’

Select tree ripened tomatoes, thinly sliced and layered with fresh Bocconcini mozzarella and drizzled with 100% Extra Virgin Olive oil and Balsamic Vinaigrette...$3.95/guest 


Vegetable Crudite’ Basket


Our Crudite’ is artfully created to have a cascading effect of freshly assorted blanched vegetables with a homemade Dip in a hollowed out Red Cabbage $2.95/Guest 


International Cheese and Fruit Display


A variety of Brie, Havarti, Imported Cheeses, Vermont Cheddar, and Aged Port Wine Cheese served on a oversized marble platter with a variety of fresh fruits. Whole grain water crackers complement this international favorite $3.95/guest 


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Please call 24 hours prior for ordering